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Poster: Arbuthnot Date: May 8, 2011 3:01pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: That '60s L.A. Band

it looks like i'll be working my way through their early catalogue, which makes the most sense (since i'm an 'early era' zealot, ha ha); of course finding copies (preferably vinyl transcriptions), that will be a search itself

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Poster: vapors Date: May 10, 2011 12:46pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: That '60s L.A. Band

In my youth I purchased the bulk of my lp collection at a used record store, and Canned Heat was one of many bands whose albums I never owned, but was familiar with the record jackets from my frequent perusals. Thanks for the post – I will join with you in the exploration and hope to be able to contribute to any future discussions.

I did a bit of somewhat sketchy ‘hopping’ around on the internet and now have the first five albums in the car on cd (where I get a lot of my critical listening done.) Boogie on...

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Poster: Arbuthnot Date: May 10, 2011 2:56pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: That '60s L.A. Band

bravo! i'm still enjoying immensely the 1st LP, but did manage to, ahem, track down the 2nd & 3rd ... boogie on indeed!

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Poster: vapors Date: May 10, 2011 3:15pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: That '60s L.A. Band

Did you know that Vintage, released in 1970, was actually their first recording from 1966?

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Poster: Arbuthnot Date: May 10, 2011 4:37pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: That '60s L.A. Band

i did read that on the wiki page, so i'll be looking out for that LP as well, curious how it sounds compared to their self-titled